An Introduction to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Tropical Asia is an introduction to the herpetological diversity of this fascinating region. It includes accounts of the history of explorations, historical biogeography, methodologies for field research, evaluation of conservation problems and list of legal instruments and identification resources that make the fauna accessible to people. It also presents the numbers of species recorded from each country in the region, new species described in recent years, lists of species protected regionally and internationally and the volume of amphibians and reptiles in trade.
Indraneil Das. 207 pages. 2002. Hardcover. ISBN - 9838120537